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and traffic... a stormy evening ahead of us with strong winds and heavy rains into friday afternoon, evening and eventually into saturday morning. skies will remain primarily cloudy through the day with a few scattered sprinkles to start the day before heavier rain settles in. high temperatures will be just a little cooler in the upper 50's and low 60's. major hot spot
now to our big story out of the north bay. a marine veteran accuses a vallejo officer of excessive force. the whole incident was the whole incident was caught on camera.( james ) now an internal investigation is underway within the department. gayle ong spoke with the man and vallejo police. this morning the search continues for a man accused of attempting to rape a woman investigators from the contra costa county sheriffs dept claim the attack sheriffs dept
costa county from the contra investigators rape a woman attempting to rape a woman investigators from the contra costa county sheriffs dept happened near a pittsburg bart stationthe man and woman first met while they were riding bart from this morning the search continues for a man accused of attempting to accused of attempting to rape a woman investigators from the contra costa county sheriffs dept claim the attack happened near a pittsburg bart stationthe man and woman first met while they were riding bart from san francisco to
that u.s. marine veteran adrian burrell shot and posted on social media of the confrontation with a vallejo police officer. burrell says he shot the video at his home, while he was waiting for his cousin --- seen here on the motorcycle. he says the officer then walked up onto his pourch and started to try and detain him. burrell says he got a concussion from the incident. he says the officer let him go after he found out he was a veteran. an internal investigation has been launched to look into the encounter. ( darya ) since then, both men have hired attorneys, their lawyers say the officer was out of line..burrell and his cousin have not filed a formal complaint yet,they hope to have a conversation with the vallejo police chief first.. ( james ) new this morning... police in santa rosa arrest a man in connection with a homicide near a restaurant. william amons from san francisco... was arrested
after witneeses told police that a man matching his description was beating a homeless man with a stick. this happened behind the "el brinquito restaurant" on piner road. police found the homeless man's body near the scene. police say the victim had several injuries from blunt force trauma. ( james ) in the south bay ... police arrested two men who were prowling behind a home in milpitas. here are the men. on the left is 44-year-old laine barnes ... and on the right if 37-year- old danny gutierrez. a neighbor reported to police about the two men in the backyard of a home on the 400 block of rosewell drive. when police arrived ... they found the two men broke into the backyard and were also going through the victims car. the men were also holding what police believe is meth. ( james ) also happening today in the east bay ... students at oakland tech are scheduled to walk out in support of their teachers. this is video of past walkouts for the oakland unified school district. recently ... teachers in the district have
been rallying for better pay and smaller class sizes. today's walkout is completely student led and they will gather to protest in front of the high school. (á2 shotá)( darya ) victims of the camp fire in butte county protested outside of the victims compensation board, over this week's p-g- and-e bankruptcy filing.( james ) the protesters in sacramento say they are unhappy with p-g-and-e filing for bankruptcy protection... while facing billions of dollars in claims tied to a series of deadly wildfires.
inside san francisco's federal courthouse thursday, attorneys for pacific gas and electric told a bankruptcy judge they want to establish a trust fund to resolve all lawsuits from wildfire victims. and the fund could be financed in various ways and would expedite payments to families affected by wildfires. but attorneys representing northern california wildfire victims aren't buying itsot amanda riddle/attorney for wildfire victims :21there was no how much , where the money is coming from how claims procerss, whether pge will leave the money and let the victims fight over it. so we will need more information before we agree process liek thatattorneys for pg&e said they did not file for bankruptcy to avoid potential responsibility for california wildfires in 2017 and 2018.... but a 4-million dollar settlement reached with 22 butte fire survivors has been set aside due to the bankruptcy.sot mike danko/attorney for wildfire victims :55how can pge say we are doing this beucase we care about fire victims when just before filing instead of psyinh victims who they agreed to pay they stiff them and give a riase to senior vice president and then they submit papers to give bonuses to executive who oversaw the carnage in the first placein court thursday attorneys for the butte fire survivors argued employee bonuses should come after fire victims are paid... sotthe victims first, the victims should be first but the judge refused to change the pecking order.. at least for now.sot dario de ghetaldi/attorney for butte
fire victims 134i'm hoping the more he learns about who these people are what they went though and the situations they went through the more he may be willing to use that equitable balancestandup dan kerman /sf 150and this bankruptcy process is a long one, more process is a long bankruptcy and this kerman /sf 150standup dan kerman /sf 150 and this bankruptcy process is a long one, more hearings in february. at the fed courthouse in sf, dk, kron 4 news159/std ( darya )( darya ) coming up... a bold statement from a
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(á2 shotá)( darya ) new england patriots quarterback tom brady has been on quite a run as of late. the 41 year old qb has been on the field at the super bowl for the past three straight seasons and four out of the last five. (áboxesá)( james ) but kevany martin joins us live from atlanta where there is is actually an even more impressive run at the super bowl. good morning kevany. ( kevaney )good morning you got that right...its a run that has lasted 53 straight years....every game ball, at every super bowl, every year, has been manufactured at wilson sporting goods(("ask
deb ellis what she does for a living and you'll be,.. well,. s-deb ellis/stitcher (no super) "shocked, they're like you what?" ellis helps make football's,.. n-f-l football's,.. and her company, wilsonsporting goods,. has been doing it, for more than 75 years.s-mike kuehne/wilson team sports :21-:28"george halas, one of the founding fathers based in chicago reached out to wilson sporting goods to develop the first nfl ball and we've been the only football used by the nfl since 1941.áánatsááwho could have imagined,.. cow-hyde could look so good. stitched,... stretched,..and laced,.. that cow-hyde goes through quite a bit to take the shape.. of an n-f-l football. including a stop,.. at the sauna.s-jim gatchell/has been making football's for 41 years :48-:53 "you can't leave it in there too long because it will discolor the leather because once you're done steaming it you put it up on this bar and line the seams up with the grooves and pull it through little by little.once the ball's softened up,.. it's then passed along to be inflated and laced,.. no easy
task. s-deb ellis/stitcher 1:05-1:09 "it has to be the same width all the way down, so you eye-ball that as you'regoing down the ball. you're constantly looking at that ball you don't take your eyes off it really." laser-focus concentration,.. like a receiver catching the game winning touchdown pass,.. these employees are game changers in their own rights. s-katie long/lock stitch operator 1:21-1:25 or no super "what's the one thing everyone's looking at, they're looking at that ball that i made so definitely there's a lot of pride involved."))they should be proud. all nfl balls are made in ada, ohio,.. population,... 6-thousand,.. at a plant with roughly 80 workers who will all leave their marks on super bowl 53 reporting live in atlanta back to you thanks kevaney. ( james ) coming up on the kron-4 morning news... caught in thbecomes
a stormy evening ahead of us with strong winds and heavy rains into friday afternoon, evening and eventually into saturday morning. skies will remain primarily cloudy through the day with a few scattered sprinkles to start the day before heavier rain settles in. high temperatures will be just a little cooler in the upper 50's and low 60's. (robin) major hot spot in richmond eb 80 at hilltop accident blocking several lanes. jammed in both directions.
workers will be striking at marin general hospital. a protest over their health care plan. im standing by for a live report. ( will ) coming up... the latest on a woman attacked at a bart station overnight. (ácommercialá) woman 1: i had no symptoms of hepatitis c. man 1: mine... ...caused liver damage. vo: epclusa treats all main types of chronic hep c. vo: whatever your type, ask your doctor if epclusa is your kind of cure.
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in both directions. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. ( darya ) (ááá2 shotááá) happening now... some workers at marin general hospital in the north bay are on strike to protest a change in their health care plan.( james ) kron4's sara stinson is live outside the hospital in greenbrae.sara? engineers and imaging
technicians are fed up with neg marin general is threatening to make their current health plan even more expensive.in about an hour there will be about 20 engineers out here and 65 imaging technicans.the techinicians contract ended in october while engineers contract expires today.their current plan allows employees to choose their doctors and pay a reasonable amount to insure themselves and their families.however - the new plan would force many employees to find new doctors because it doesn't include access to nearby hospitals operated by kaiser permanete or sutter health.a main general spokesperson ys compared to other hospitals in the area the hospitals proposed healthcare plan are very generous.the hospital says the proposed plan would be free to eligible employees and their families with access
to u-c-s-f health, marin general and three other hospitals in the region.the unions are still working to find a mutually agreeable contract - but employees don't feel like they're being heard so they're holding this strike. the hospital will function without disruption and all departments will remain open during the strike.it will begin at six and go until four today - it is an open ended strike - as employees are ready to continue until they get what they want.live in greenbrae, sara stinson, kron four news
thanks sara. ( darya )(ááá2 shotááá) happening now ... police are looking for a man accused of attacking and trying to rape a woman near a bart station in the east bay.( james ) kron 4's will tran is live at the pleasant hill bart station with the details.will? this morning the search continues for a man accused of attempting to rape a woman investigators from the contra costa county sheriffs dept claim the attack happened near a pittsburg bart stationthe man and woman first met while
they were riding bart from san francisco to the east bay. the two then got off at bart in pittsburgthey say the man then sexually assaulted her in a field. she was injured but managed to eventually escape the man is described as african america.. approximately 5 8... in his 20s. surveillance pics show he was wearing what appears to be a gray pea coat and has a red and black messenger bag thanks will. ( darya ) a restaurant owner in
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monk -- pulled a prison-made weapon and put it to the librarian's throat. the librarian managed to pepper spary monk. he then dragged the librarian to the corner of the room as negotiators and tactical teams lined the hallways. but as time went on --- the effects of the pepper spray got worse. the tactical teams took advantage and sprang into action. they managed to get the librarian out safely and put monk into custody. monk is currently serving 97 years in prison but he's going to face new charges for what officials are calling quote "reprehensible criminal actions." ( darya ) u-s customs and border protection officials say they seized almost five- million dollars worth of drugs in arizona. here's a look d found hidden in compartments inside a tractor trailer its t fentanyl seizure ever for the
federal agency. 395-pounds of methamphetamine was also found in the truck. the 26-year-old truck driver was arrested. officials say he is a mexican (á2 shotá)( james ) making cancer treatment less toxic to the human body... that is the goal of a team scientists who have designed a device aimed at reducing the harmful side effects of chemotherapy. ( darya ) those scientists are right here in the bay area. kron4's haaziq madyun has the story. a medical breakthrough for cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy. it is a drug absorbing sponge. think of it as a kind of chemo-filter. it is the result of a collaboration between the ucsf radiology department, carbon 3-d printing and chemical engineers here at uc berkeley sothee jeung oh is a post doctoral
scholar of engineering at uc berkeley. she took on the challenge of lead this drug absorbing filtersot sot this graphic illustrates the sequence of how the chemo is injected into the tumor, then instead of the excess drug escaping into the body, it is absorbed by the chemo sponge. uc berkeley professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering dr. nitash balsara sot
the sponge absorbed on average about 64% of the leftover chemotherapy. it took about 3-years to develop and dr. balsara says his team is about two years away from making the procedure available for humans diagnosed with cancersotin berkeley haaziq madyun kron4news (james)(james) james adlib big board. ( james ) coming up on the kron-4
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evening and eventually into saturday morning. skies will remain primarily cloudy will remain primarily cloudy through the day with a few scattered sprinkles to start the day before heavier rain settles in. high temperatures will be just a little cooler in the upper 50's and low 60's. ( robin ) accident nb 280 at 101 slow at the scene.bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. 101 (á2 shotá) ( darya ) a new jersey man is accused of insurance fraud after video showed him faking a slip and fall injury... and
the video of his fall was less than convincing.( james ) you can see the 57-year-old man place some ice on the ground... then he lays down on the ground. this happened in the cafeteria at his workpalce. he then layed on the ground until he was discovered and the paramedics were called. he has been charged with one count of theft by deception. ( james ) ( james ) coming up in coming up in the next hour. caught on camera. details on a video that
man who attacked and attempted to rape a woman near a bart station. im live with the details. workers will be striking at marin general hospital. it's a protest over their health care plan. im standing by for a live report. ( john ) another storm is headed our way. i'll have a look at the forecast. (darya) good morning i'm darya folsom.. (james)